Wateen Telecom Participates in Pakistan CIO Summit 2014


Wateen Telecom participated in the recently concluded CIO SUMMIT 2014. The aim of the summit was to bring together top influencers and leaders from the IT industry to discuss solutions for Pakistan’s IT needs and companies to showcase their products and services. The theme for the summit was ‘Solutions for Tomorrow’, which integrated with various sessions and panel discussions on Big Data Analytics for Better Decision Making, Information Security: a Continues Challenge, Enterprise Mobility Management, and Cloud Migration for Cost Savings.

Wateen Telecom was a co-sponsor of this summit.

The CIO SUMMIT was attended by international and local dignitaries, CIOs, IT Heads, decision makers, and influencers from banking, finance, telecom, energy and manufacturing.

Mr. Mohammad Azeem, Chief Technology Officer (CTO), Wateen Telecom with other dignitaries from public and private sector including Mohammad Zubair, Minister of State for Privatisation and  Chairman, Privatisation Commission, Government of Pakistan, Prof. Atta-Ur-Rahman, FRS Former Federal Minister of Science & Technology, Dr Frank Harper Principal and Chief Innovation Officer, Intelligent Systems, USA, Nadeem A. Malik Director – Enterprise Business Group, Huawei Technologies and Adnan Qazi Chief Information Officer (CIO)Toyota were also part of this summit.

Mr. Mohammad Azeem, CTO Wateen Telecom expressed his thoughts about the Security of data, highlighting Wateen’s largest fiber network presence in the country. He emphasized on much needed 3G technology, which will create so many opportunities for all, and also discussed the challenges we have to deal with after the arrival of 3G technology.

Commenting on the occasion, Mr. Mohammad Azeem said, “The CIO SUMMIT is an excellent opportunity to build prospect relationships with top influencers and business heads from multiple industries of Pakistan to achieve remarkable success by maintaining mutually beneficial connections across the country. With the amalgamation of Technology, this event is a step towards strengthen relations with all those who are willing to work for betterment of the country  and we at Wateen Telecom are delighted to be part of such initiative.”

The two day summit was attended by over 5,000 delegates, providing them with a framework to adapt to the upcoming technologies and available solutions.

A few images from the event can be viewed below.

Saad Muzaffar Waraich – CIO UFone Presenting a memento to Mohammad Azeem – CTO



Panel Discussion on Enterprise Mobility Management.
Left to Right: Muhammad Azeem –CTO Wateen, Mohsin Termezy , Saad Muzaffar Waraich and Imran Daudi

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